April 30, 2001

The First 100 Days – Tone of Bush Coverage

Positive Neutral Negative Satire
1st Month 27% 49% 23% 1%
2nd Month 17% 47% 36% 0%

Media assessments of Bush's first two months in office were mostly neutral but became more negative over time.

Cite this publication: “The First 100 Days – Tone of Bush Coverage.” Pew Research Center, Washington, D.C. (April 30, 2001) http://www.journalism.org/numbers/the-first-100-days-tone-of-bush-coverage/, accessed on July 22, 2014.